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Hall of a trade: Deadline acquisitions are difference-makers

May. 28, 2021 16:14 PM EDT

Just when the New York Islanders got finished with Jeff Carter lighting it up against them with Pittsburgh, they face another significant trade deadline pickup in Taylor Hall and the Boston Bruins. The Islanders might not even be in the second round if not for a trade to...

Red Wings stay with coach Jeff Blashill in long-term rebuild

May. 18, 2021 18:10 PM EDT

The Detroit Red Wings have not had enough good players to consistently win in recent years, making the man behind their bench relatively moot. Due in part to that fact, the Red Wings are sticking with coach Jeff Blashill for their rebuild. General manager Steve Yzerman...

Marchand scores in OT, Bruins beat Capitals to even series

May. 17, 2021 23:41 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — All Brad Marchand had to show for the first 60 minutes of Monday night's game was two penalties for post-whistle antics. He needed less than a minute to make up for it. Marchand scored 39 seconds into overtime and the Boston Bruins...

Nic Dowd scores in OT, Capitals beat Bruins 3-2 in Game 1

May. 15, 2021 23:55 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — T.J. Oshie’s goal song, John Denver’s “Take Me Home, Country Roads,” echoed through Capital One Arena and its 25% capacity crowd. It turned out the credit technically belonged elsewhere, but Capitals fans were in no mood to nitpick. Nic...

Zibanejad scores 2 in 3rd as Rangers edge Bruins 5-4

May. 08, 2021 21:57 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Mika Zibanejad scored two of New York’s four third-period goals, and the Rangers ended their season with a 5-4 victory over the Boston Bruins on Saturday to halt a five-game losing streak. Alexis Lafrenière and Vitali Kravtsov also scored in a wild...

Bruins beat Rangers 4-0 for 5th victory in 6 games

May. 06, 2021 22:27 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Patrice Bergeron scored in his fourth straight game, Jeremy Swayman needed to stop only 15 shots for his second career shutout and the Boston Bruins beat the New York Rangers 4-0 on Thursday night. Jake DeBrusk, Charlie McAvoy and Brandon Carlo also scored...

NHL fines Rangers $250K for criticizing player safety call

May. 06, 2021 16:50 PM EDT

The New York Rangers in less than 72 hours lost their best player to injury, fired their president and general manager, and had another player suspended. They are also out a quarter-million dollars in the aftermath of the storied franchise's latest chaotic chapter. The...

Penguins shut out Capitals 3-0 to reclaim 1st place in East

May. 01, 2021 22:21 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bryan Rust scored two unassisted goals, Tristan Jarry made 23 saves and the Pittsburgh Penguins shut out the Washington Capitals 3-O Saturday night to reclaim first place in the East Division. Trade deadline pickup Jeff Carter also scored his fourth...